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Air Force's top space official concerned about long-term industrial base support

U.S.-Russia tensions over Ukraine haven't yet impacted the flow of critical rocket engines to the U.S. space program, but that could change at any time. The military's top space official says another reason to get going on an American-made alternative is to sustain a deteriorating portion of the defense industrial base.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , Air Force Space Command , defense industrial base , industry , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 04:01am EDT
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Air Force empowers its CIO, centralizes IT planning

Senior uniformed Air Force leaders have agreed it's time to give more authority to the service's chief information officer. The CIO is drafting plans that will give it more say-so over planning the overall IT environment and the dollars targeted toward individual projects.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , Joint Information Environment , AFNET , Michael Basla , Air Force Association , technology , AFCEA , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 06:18am EDT
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'Careless' budget cut threatens critical debris tracking system, Air Force space chief says

Gen. William Shelton says some costs for space activities are unsustainable and the service is working to bring them down. But he implored "congressional teammates" not to cut funding for programs that are working.

Tags: Air Force , Congress , budget , DoD budget , space , Space Defense Operations Center , Joint Space Operations Management System , Jared Serbu

Monday - 11/12/2012, 05:10am EST
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Air Force looks to revamp its definition of cyberspace

Current definitions of cyberspace have led to confusion about roles, responsibilities, lanes in the road, a top Air Force general said Thursday. Senior leaders will convene a summit in November to zero-in on a common understanding of cyber.

Tags: DoD , technology , cybersecurity , workforce , acquisition , Air Force , Michael Basla , Jared Serbu

Friday - 10/12/2012, 02:10pm EDT
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